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Arts & Culture Calendar

Posted: Thursday, January 07, 2010

THURSDAY

Courtesy Of Alexandra Feit
Courtesy Of Alexandra Feit

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

Wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

FRIDAY

Talk by artist Dan DeRoux about his work, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Shred film premiere of "Brown Snow" by Bad Larry Productions, 7:30 and 9 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5 admission.

Perseverance Theatre's production of "Eurydice," opening night, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SATURDAY

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $110. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Teapots class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Kids marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 11 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Five-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 6. $60. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Intermediate wheel throwing class "Throwing Big!" with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Mid-Winter Vocal Festival with guest artist Byron McGilvray, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. $12 adults, $8 students and seniors, $30 family. Tickets available at www.juneauopera.org, www.jahc.org, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-2742 or rburton@ptialaska.net.

Perseverance Theatre's production of "Eurydice," opening night, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SUNDAY

Intermediate wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Sundays Jan. 10-31. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Jan. 3-31. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Perseverance Theatre's production of "Eurydice," opening night, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

MONDAY

Wheel throwing class with Thomas Weise, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-Feb. 8. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Beginning jewelry making class with Rowan Law, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-25. $150. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Open rehearsals for improvisational theater, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. No fees. No pressure.

TUESDAY

Portrait drawing class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Tuesdays Jan. 5-26. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Alaska Design Forum lecture featuring artist and typographer Marian Bantjes, 6 p.m. Back Room at the Silverbow. Details: alaskadesignforum.org.

MUSIC & DANCING

THURSDAY

Cuban-style salsa class, 6-7 p.m. beginning, 7:15-8:30 p.m. intermediate, The Canvas, 223 Seward St. $10 adults, $6 students. Details: 907-988-7378.

Mickey Avalon, 8 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Tickets $25 in advance on sale at Marlintini's and Aurora Projekt. Details: 789-0799 and www.mickeyavalon.com.

FRIDAY

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

SATURDAY

Alaska Youth Choir winter auditions, by appointment, Northern Light United Church. For youth singers ages 6 to 18. Call to schedule an audition. Details: Alyson, 321-5878.

Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Latino's Restaurant, 109 S. Franklin St. All ages. Salsa, merengue, bachata, reggeaton, cha-cha, tango, son, cumbia and more. $5, includes lesson. Details: 907-988-7378.

SUNDAY

Folk dancing, 6 p.m., downtown JRC The Alaska Club. Partners not required. Beginners welcome. No charge for instruction. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334.

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

CENTENNIAL HALL

"Brown Snow" (NR) - Friday, 7:30, 9 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5 at the door. DVD copies on sale for $12. Synopsis: Ski movie premiere by local filmmakers Bad Larry Productions.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

"Avatar" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, 3:20 p.m. Synopsis: A band of humans are pitted in a battle against a distant planet's indigenous population.

"Up in the Air" (R) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:50, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: With a job that has him traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) leads an empty life out of a suitcase, until his company does the unexpected - ground him.

GLACIER CINEMAS

"Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" (PG) - Daily, 6:50 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:30, 4:10 p.m. Synopsis: The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

"Daybreakers" (R) - Daily, 7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:20 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:40, 4 p.m. Synopsis: A woman (Amy Adams) who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date Feb. 29 rolls around, faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. With the help of an innkeeper, however, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged.

"It's Complicated" (R) - Daily, 7:10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:20, 4:20 p.m. Synopsis: During his son's college graduation, Jane (Meryl Streep) hooks up with her ex-husband, Jake (Alec Baldwin), who's married to a younger woman. As if being your ex's mistress isn't tough enough, Jane also finds herself drawn to Adam (Steve Martin), a smitten architect.

"Leap Year" (PG) - Daily, 7:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 2, 4:40 p.m. Synopsis: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed most every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.

"Sherlock Holmes" (PG-13) - Daily, 7:20 p.m.; Friday-Saturday late, 10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday matinees, 1:50, 4:30 p.m. Synopsis: Detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner Watson (Jude Law) engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

GOLD TOWN NICKELODEON

"Red Cliff" (R) - Thursday-Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 4, 7 p.m., at 171 Shattuck Way. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 children under 12. Details: 586-2875. Synopsis: In the early third century, the land of Wu is invaded by the warlord Cao Cao and his million soldiers. The ruler of Wu, Sun Quan, calls on the rival warlord Liu Bei for help, but their two armies are still badly outnumbered. However, the Wu strategist Zhou Yu sees that Cao Cao's army is unused to battling on the sea, which may just give them a chance if they can exploit this weakness properly.

SILVERBOW INN & BAKERY

No movies until Jan. 19. For more information, call 586-4146.

AT THE BAR

THURSDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Open mike, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Thumpin' Thursday: Hip-hop music with DJ DangeRuss, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Open mic for all MCs starting at 11 p.m. Details: 789-0799.

Sit In with the Band, 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Rendezvous. The band: Jason Caputo, guitar; Dale McFarlin, drums; Jeff Geotz, bass; and Caleb Wylie, guitar. Bring your instrument and an amplifier of you need one. The band will have a mic for acoustic instrumentalists and singers. Sign up for a slot. Details: 523-8984 or caputo737@gmail.com.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

FRIDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, atmospheric sounds, 7-9 p.m. every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

Dinner and drinks with live DJ set, urban contemporary beats, 9 p.m.-close every Friday, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m. Fridays, Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close Fridays, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

DJ Dan, 10 p.m.-close Fridays, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SATURDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

USC fights, 6 p.m. Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

DJ XTC, 10 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

SUNDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Free Pool Sundays, 9 a.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 4:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Movie Night, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

MONDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Monday night football, game time, Henry's. Details: 796-3765.

TUESDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Tuesday Takeover with DJ Eva Darling, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs, Back Alley Bar. Details: 586-2159.

WEDNESDAY

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Wet Wednesdays Live Music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

KARAOKE

THURSDAY

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke with Mike, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

FRIDAY

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, on Jordan Avenue behind the Nugget Mall.

Superstar karaoke with "LZ" and Mike G., 10 p.m., Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

SATURDAY

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m.-close, G.W. Teal. Details: 789-0501.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 10 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

SUNDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

MONDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

TUESDAY

Karaoke with Malia, 9 p.m.-close, Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

WEDNESDAY

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

"Superstar Karaoke on Demand" with "Juneau Idol" L.Z., 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

EXHIBITS

Alaska State Museum: Continuing exhibits by painter Dan Fruits, Ketchikan Daily News photographer Hall Anderson and Anchorage-based digital photography artist Stephen Gray. The museum will not be open for Second Friday.

Aunt Claudia's Dolls: Doll exhibit, above Hearthside Books in the Triangle Building, 114 S Franklin Suite 105.

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery: "Family," a group show by 32 REACH artists, will be on display through the end of January. The gallery will not be open on Second Friday.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Paintings by Dan DeRoux, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, at 155 S. Seward St. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Jewelry by Rowan Law, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the gallery, 175 S. Franklin St.

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery: "Winter Light" paintings by Alexandra Feit, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

KTOO Studios: "Out of the Rain: A Snapshot of Homelessness" gallery opening and 2010 calendar unveiling, 5-7 p.m. Friday, at 360 Egan Drive. Shows through January at KTOO. Sponsored by the Juneau Homeless Coalition. Details: 463-6425.

The Plant People: Continuing exhibit, "Je t'aime mon petit chou," artwork by Sarah Maria Conarro, 224 Seward St.

The Ruby Room: Continuing exhibit, artwork by Pat Race and Sarah Asper Smith, 174 S. Franklin St, in the Emporium Mall.

Silverbow Back Room: Spray art by Brian Johnson, 120 Second St.

Southeast Waffle Co.: "Alaska Series," paintings by Rob Korpela, 11806 Glacier Highway, Auke Bay



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